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    Ya’qub El -Sharouni


The Night Of Fire

by: Ya’qub El -Sharouni

An enormous fire raged through the popular market place around the Cita(Al Qalaa), resulting in the vendors’ loss of their main source of income, and putting their life at great risk. A boy named Mokhtar” and his sister came in to offer” suggestions on how to quickly rebuild and repair the market place. The Night of Fire shows us the face value of true cooperation among modest people who are facing their greatest .challenges

Meet the Author
• He is a pioneer in children’s literature in Egypt and the Arab world • He was the former president for the National Council for Children’s Culture. • He won the “National Special Award” in 1960; presented by president Gamal Abd El Nasser. • He won the First Award in playwriting in 1962 • He won the First Award for Children’s Literature in 1981 for his story “The Secret behind the Amazing Disappearance” • He won the worldwide “Primary Award”, in Bologna’s International Children’s Book Fair. • He won the “Best Author” Award for his book “The Secret of the Queen of Queens”, on “Queen Hatshepsut” in 2007. • He won the "Interantional Board on Books for Young Readers " (iBbY) for his story " The Night Of Fire" , that also won Etisalat award for Children's Book (Short list), and the Egyptian Board for young people "eBbY". • The number of books he wrote and had published amount to more than 400 books, and many of them have been translated to English, French, German, Malaysian and Hungarian.
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The Night Of Fire

About This Book

Additional Information

Dimensions 15 x 23 cm

Samar Salah EL Din

Number of Pages



Ya'qub El -Sharouni


978-977-14-4725- 2


9 to 12

Available in



* Egyptian Board on Books for Young People "eBbY" * International Board of Books for Young People "iBbY" *Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature (Short list)

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